Paramedics help wheelchair-bound Joe Allessie out of a bus that crashed into a nine-foot overpass on Thursday, July 20, 2017 on Merchant Street in Pittsburgh's North Shore. Allessie was part of a group of veterans that came down to Pittsburgh from the Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home in Erie to attend a tailgate party and watch a Pirates game. No one was seriously injured in the crash, and the passengers were still able to make the game.
Tears roll down Damira Penny's cheeks as she talks about her daily medications, many of which she is able to afford because of the Affordable Care Act, during a rally marking the beginning of a 24-hour vigil outside the office of Pennsylvania Republican Senator Pat Toomey on Thursday, June 22, 2017 in downtown Pittsburgh. "No one should ever have to choose between their medications and food," said Penny, who has had to make that choice in the past.
Mohamed Abdullah, right, takes a swing at Antwan Jackson, left, during a professional boxing match held at the Hollywood Casino in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Abdullah won the four-round fight.
Members of the Volts All-Star team from Gymnastics Training Center of Ohio compete during the US Spirit Cheer and Dance Team Nationals in Columbus, Ohio, on March 5, 2017.
Bayleigh Merrill, 4, left, and Morgan McKinniss, 4, right, hold hands with their mothers, Leah Smith, center left, and Misty McKinniss, center right, as they wait to walk onto the stage to be introduced during the Mini Queen Contest on the first night of the Wellston Coal Festival on September 5, 2017, in Wellston, Ohio. The festival celebrates the town's heritage and has been held every year since 1973.
Tia Sub, right, and Tyrone Sub, left, wave towels as they watch game five of the Stanley Cup final on the big screen on Thursday, June 8, 2017 outside of PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. The Penguins won game five at home and went on to win the Stanley Cup in game six.
Quentin Morris poses for a portrait in front of his untitled painting during the grand opening of the 20/20 exhibition at the Carnegie Art Museum on Saturday, July 22, 2017 in Pittsburgh. The 20/20 exhibition is an exploration of race in America, and features work by many black artists from around the country.
Professional bodybuilder Brittany Campbell works out her muscles backstage before competing in the Figure International competition at the Arnold Sports Festival on March 2, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. Campbell, who lives in Killeen, Texas, went pro in 2014 and now competes all around the country.
Neighbors and friends comfort each other at the scene of a shooting that left two people dead on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in Larimer, Pennsylvania.
Whitney smirks as she talks to Jeremy during a Celebrate Recovery meeting. Jeremy was put under house arrest after a relapse, and the meeting was the first time the couple had seen each other since Jeremy moved into a sober living house.
Whitney and Jeremy hold hands during a church service. Both credit God's support as a driving force in their recovery and look to Him when they need strength. Whitney has dreams of leading her own church dedicated to helping people overcome addiction.
Whitney hugs Jeremy after his baptism by Pastor Bruce Livingston, left, and Whitney's adoptive father, Larry Swart, right. Jeremy has known Pastor Livingston since he was a child and sees him as a sort of father figure.
Whitney jokes with her adoptive sister, Angel Swart, while Jeremy and his children, Vada and Aiden, sit with them at a picnic table. Whitney met her adoptive parents, Larry and Karen Swart, through a jail ministry program when she was incarcerated. Larry helped Whitney find God, and brought her home to live with his wife and their children when Whitney was released.
A note from Jeremys daughter Vada hangs on the fridge. Jeremy doesn't see his kids often, but there are reminders of them all over the house.
Jeremy kisses his youngest daughter Paisley after putting her hair up in a ponytail. Paisley was in the backseat of a truck that Jeremy crashed while he was high on meth, and though she wasn't injured, that incident was one of Jeremy's driving forces to get clean.
A stuffed animal that Paisley left out in the rain dries off on top of a discarded air conditioning unit as Whitney tries to clean up the small yard.
Whitney and Jeremy play with Jeremy's kids, from left to right, Aiden, McKylie, and Paisley while Jeremy's mother, Helen Rhoades, gets ready to go home. Jeremy doesn't have custody of any of his children, and it is rare that they all get to spend time together.
Whitney and her friend Chelsea carry Paisley into the house in her stroller after going to watch the Logan Christmas parade. Whitney and Jeremy each have four children, none of whom live with them. Whitney is unable to visit with her children, and has taken up a maternal role with Jeremy's kids.
Whitney sleeps at her desk at JRs Transmission. Whitney was putting in long hours at the shop and hadnt been sleeping much, and it wasn't unusual for her to fall asleep at work.
Whitney and Jeremy sit on the couch after an argument. Whitney was angry with Jeremy for getting sent to the sober house and leaving her alone, which sparked more fights than usual in their relationship.
Whitney hugs her adoptive sister, Angel Swart, at their family's property off of old route 33 near Nelsonville. The Swarts stopped talking to Whitney after she went back to an abusive husband, but now that she's clean and in a new relationship they've started to patch up their relationship.
Whitney sits in the sunlight that flows into her living room through the open door. She says that the house, which has only one small window, sometimes feels like a jail cell. Whitney dreams of eventually leaving Logan and living on Larry and Karen's farm in Nelsonville.